300 Search Results for marijuana

Nov 27, 2015 9:27 am

Jon Jones says he was not a ‘coke head’ but had a different addiction

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will never hear the end of it from his doubters. Coke this and cocaine that. Jones’ positive test for cocaine that was revealed after his title fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 will forever be a stain on his name. Jones spoke in depth about his problems...

Oct 31, 2015 8:27 am

NSAC Members receiving death threats over Nick Diaz suspension

Recently, when the NSAC handed Nick Diaz a 5-year suspension for a failed drug test for marijuana, the MMA community was outraged. The outrage spread, and suddenly many high-profile celebrities began backing Diaz and crying foul. A White House petition was started that earned the 100,000 required signatures thanks to the help of Cher, Wiz...

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...

Oct 28, 2015 3:54 pm

NSAC confirms they are in settlement talks with Nick Diaz

UFC welterweight contender Nick Diaz took to instagram on Tuesday night to inform his fans that ‘talks’ with the NSAC were going well. Today, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed the news by releasing the following statement: “As a reminder to the general public, the Nick Diaz disciplinary matter will not be on the agenda at...

Oct 23, 2015 10:23 am

Joe Rogan reveals that he takes ‘banned substances’

It is no secret that UFC commentator Joe Rogan uses medical marijuana. The 48-year-old has discussed his use of the drug on many occasions, including on his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience”. During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Rogan revealed that medical marijuana is not the only ‘banned substance’ he is currently using (transcribed...

Oct 19, 2015 9:49 am

Wanderlei Silva: ‘I never tested positive but they want to ban me from MMA’

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has been receiving criticism from all angles ever since they decided to suspend Nick Diaz for five years as a result of a failed drug test for marijuana. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to musical and fashion icon Cher spoke out in support of Diaz, and now Wanderlei Silva is giving...

Oct 16, 2015 10:20 am

Award Winning Cannabis Developer: Weed not a PED…well maybe mine is

Some good news came in the Nick Diaz five year suspension saga earlier this week when the MMA community came together and surpassed the 100K signature goal for the official White House Petition. Diaz’s legal team are getting ready to file an appeal for a judicial review and we’ll see what happens from there. On...

Oct 15, 2015 12:19 pm

Brutally Honest Radio Show: Cyborg, Kushman and Wolford

Ladies and gentleman, check out the latest episode of ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ an MMA podcast hosted by 2010 nominee for MMA reporter of the year, Aaron Tru and featuring guest host Jonathan M. King and Adrian Gallegos. On their most recent episode, the guys talk to the infamous fighter who crapped his pants inside the cage (5 min.), Invicta...

Oct 15, 2015 11:21 am

Missed Weight, Lost Fight, Pushed Ref And Now Fails Drug Test –– No Really!

I would say things could be worse for this UFC fighter, but man, right now that seems like that’s really not possible. UFC lightweight Francisco Trevino took on newcomer Sage Northcutt at UFC 192. Trevino failed to make weight for the fight, coming in at 160 pounds, but that was just the start. Trevino went...

Oct 13, 2015 10:38 am

Rivals To Friends — GSP Pledges To Help Nick Diaz Defeat NSAC Suspension

Once rivals, now friends? Maybe. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been one of the only MMA fighters to not comment on the controversial Nick Diaz five year suspension, until now. GSP recently talked to RDS, a Canadian news outlet, and talked about the situation. The former 170 pound king said he thinks the...

Oct 13, 2015 7:45 am

Nick Diaz Needs 18,000 More Signatures, And There’s Only Three Days Left

Alright guys, time for the final stretch. Nick Diaz’s official White House Petition has until October 16 to reach 100K signatures. Currently, at the time of writing this, the petition stands at 81,136 signatures, meaning that we need to get 18,864 more to reach the goal. So, if you haven’t done so yet sign it...

Oct 11, 2015 5:25 am

Bellator champ: ‘Warren deserves a longer suspension for failed drug test’

The self-proclaimed “Baddest Man on the Planet” Joe Warren’s plans for a run at Bellator’s bantamweight championship were pushed to the side after he failed a drug test for marijuana. Now, Marcos Galvao is left opponent-less once again for his fight at Bellator 144. Eduardo Dantes was originally supposed to fight Galvao at Bellator 144,...

Oct 9, 2015 10:56 am

WATCH! Nick Diaz Responds To Cher’s Support

Last week music icon Cher sent out a tweet, to her millions of fans, showing her support for UFC fighter Nick Diaz, who was handed a controversial five year suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Cher is just one of many who have come forward and publicly shown they’re on team #FreeNickDiaz. TMZ Sports...

Oct 9, 2015 8:47 am

Free Nick Diaz — Sign The Petition Now!

Alright guys, we’re now on the home stretch and need a final big push to get this thing going. Nick Diaz’s official White House Petition has only a week left to meet its goal and only needs 27,286 more signatures. It’s currently at an astounding 72,714 signatures, that’s crazy! But, we need more. So, if...

Oct 5, 2015 4:03 pm

Your Support Matters! Please Sign The Nick Diaz Petition Now!

The official White House petition to get Nick Diaz’s five year suspension lifted has blown up, but he still needs all the help he can get! Nearly one month ago, Nick Diaz was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his post fight drug tests for marijuana. The commission wanted to...

Oct 2, 2015 9:05 am

Henry Cejudo willing to give up UFC title shot to support Nick Diaz

UFC flyweight Henry Cejudo made headlines a little while back when he publicly proclaimed that he would be boycotting Nevada and would refuse any fights taking place there. This all came after Nick Diaz was suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and fined $165,000 for testing positive for marijuana metabolites. Cejudo...

Oct 2, 2015 6:25 am

Joe Schilling: ‘Diaz Suspension Ridiculous, But Will Turn Out To Be A Good Thing’

Bellator MMA and GLORY Kickboxing fighter Joe Schilling has a very interning and overall positive outlook on the whole controversial Nick Diaz suspension situation. Schilling recently spoke with MMAFighting about the ordeal and said that although he feels that the five-year suspension and fine was absolutely ridiculous, he ultimately feels confident that it will be...